As well as announcing their new Skeletal Input technology, Valve has also unveiled their new second generation Knuckles EV2 controller which builds on previous generations and offers a wide variety of new features and tweaks. Including improved industrial design and ergonomics, updated input set and layout, improved strap fit and feel for more hand sizes, new sensors, enabling new interactions, improved battery life, USB-C charging port and added support for SteamVR Tracking 2.0. Check out the videos below to learn more about what you can expect from the new virtual reality controllers.
Valve explains “with EV2, Knuckles has been modernised and updated with a new design. From a form and function perspective it keeps everything that made EV 1.3 great and improves upon it.“
– The tracking fin now provides better tracking, and there’s more room for larger hands around the handle.
– The handle has been sculpted to be more comfortable for a wider range of hand sizes (we are targeting hands in the 5th to 95th percentiles).
– The strap can now be adjusted for different hand sizes, and it’s made with an easy-to-clean anti-microbial material.
– The top input surface has been reconsidered to ensure that both small and large hands can access all of the inputs.
For more information and full specifications on the new design including the Thumb Stick, Track Button and Cap Sense jump over to the official Steam community website by following the link below.